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Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Overview The diaries span the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of incarcerated people and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry. In later entries, Baily is largely...
Dates: 1845-1916

Elizabeth Newlin Baker Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-248
Overview

Elizabeth Newlin Baker was a Pennsylvania Quaker peace activist and graduate of Swarthmore College, Class of 1902. This small collection contains drafts of letters she wrote, miscellaneous correspondence received, and papers concerning the Pennsylvania Job Mobilization Program of the late 1930s.

Dates: 1932-1969

Balderston Collected Manuscripts

 Collection — othertype: SC-006
Identifier: SFHL-SC-006
Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux...
Dates: 1735-1822

"Teacher Willa"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-008
Overview

The autobiography of Willa E. Ballard, a Quaker teacher, describes Ballard's early life, her parents and siblings, her experience growing up as a Quaker, her training as a teacher, and her experiences teaching in Moorestown and Atlantic City, New Jersey, and at the Mekusukey School in the Seminole Nation, as well as her time as a teacher and later a principal at various schools in California.

Dates: 1948

Jerome Balter and Ruth Balter Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-254
Overview Jerome Balter (1921-2016), and Ruth Balter (born 1922), have been peace and social justice activists for many years. They were both active in efforts to desegregate housing and public schools in Rochester, New York from the late 1950s onward. Jerome Balter campaigned several time for local and state political offices as a way to achieve these goals. Both Balters were also active in efforts to oppose the Vietnam War. Ruth Balter was connected with Women Strike for Peace in Rochester. They...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959-1974

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

 Collection — othertype: SC-269
Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract

Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.

Dates: 1776-1815

Harold Barton Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

Bassett-Little Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-277
Overview The collection contain papers of the Bassett and Little families who resided in Swarthmore, Pa., in the first half of the twentieth century. In the 1980s, May Virginia Bassett Little (1913-1994) created a series of family scrapbooks accompanied by short memoirs and excerpts from her diaries. Her father was a birthright Quaker, and the family had deep roots in Swarthmore College and the Borough of Swarthmore. Her husband, Ralph V. Little, Jr., (1909-2001), also was raised in Swarthmore. Their...
Dates: ca. 1923-2015

Horace Alexander Beale, Jr. photographs

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Identifier: HCS-003-122
Overview

This collection contains two photographs of Horace Alexander Beale, Jr. in Haverford College productions, "Bamboozling" and "Darlot."

Dates: ca. 1890

John Beer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Beer, John
Abstract

John Beer was a professor of the history of science and chemistry, as well as a Quaker peace and antinuclear activist.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1954-1985

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 630
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 218
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 200
Bryn Mawr College 25
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 5
 
Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 80
Quakers -- History 76
diaries 70
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Quakers 62
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 62
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 54
Quakers -- Diaries 54
Quakers -- Social life and customs 54
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 48
Quaker women -- United States 42
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 42
correspondence 33
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 32
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Quakers -- United States 28
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
Peace movements -- United States 26
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
Antislavery movements -- United States 24
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 24
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 24
manuscripts (documents) 23
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 22
Quaker women 22
Antinuclear movement -- United States 21
Pacifists -- United States 21
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 21
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 20
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 19
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
letters (correspondence) 18
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Slavery -- United States 17
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 16
Education -- United States 16
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 16
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 16
Quakers -- Family relationships 16
Quakers -- New York (State) 16
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 16
Conscientious objectors -- United States 15
Quakers -- Education 15
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 14
Society of Friends -- Education 14
Society of Friends -- United States 14
United States 14
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 14
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 14
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 13
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 13
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 13
Education 12
Quakers -- Virginia 12
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 12
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 12
genealogies (histories) 12
Abolitionists 11
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 11
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 11
Haverford (Pa.) 11
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 11
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 11
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 11
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union 11
Women and peace 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 11
College theater -- United States 10
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Motherhood -- United States -- History 10
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 10
Peace -- Societies, etc. 10
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 10
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 10
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Quaker abolitionists 10
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States 10
Women -- Education 10
Women and religion 10
Women clergy -- United States -- Diaries 10
clippings (information artifacts) 10
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Quakers -- Genealogy 9
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Women in education 9
World War, 1939-1945 9
account books 9
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Language
English 1073
German 2
Latin 2
Spanish; Castilian 2
Undetermined 2
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 48
Civilian Public Service 36
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 32
Swarthmore College 27
Haverford College 26
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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 25
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 22
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 20
War Resisters League 20
Bryn Mawr College 19
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 15
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 15
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 15
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 14
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 14
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 14
Willoughby, George, pacifist 14
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 13
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 13
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 12
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 12
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 12
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 12
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 12
Kaufman, Abraham 11
Newton, Ray 10
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 10
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 10
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 9
Committee for Nonviolent Action 9
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 9
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 9
McReynolds, David 9
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 9
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 9
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 9
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 8
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 8
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 8
Finch, Henry Le Roy 7
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 7
Gara, Larry 7
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 7
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 7
Sharpless family 7
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 7
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 7
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Baer, Gertrude 6
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 6
Bromley, Ernest 6
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 6
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 6
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 6
DiGia, Ralph 6
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 6
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 6
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 6
Golden Rule (Ketch) 6
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 6
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 6
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 6
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 6
Pickus, Robert 6
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 6
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 6
Reynolds, Earle L. 6
Roodenko, Igal 6
Tatum, Arlo D. 6
Walker, Charles C. 6
Westtown Boarding School 6
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 5
American Civil Liberties Union 5
American Peace Society 5
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 5
Berrigan, Daniel 5
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 5
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 5
Bromley, Marion, -1996 5
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 5
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 5
Cary, Stephen G. 5
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 5
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 5
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 5
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 5
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 5
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 5
Furnas, Paul J. 5
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 5
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 5
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 5
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 5
Houser, George M. 5
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 5
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 5
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